Tape rankings @ Minimumweight
Oscar Collazo vs Yudel Reyes report
Who won Collazo vs Reyes?
Oscar Collazo beat Yudel Reyes by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 28th January 2023 at YouTube Theater in Inglewood.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Minimumweight division, which meant the weight limit was 105 pounds (7.5 stone or 47.6 KG).
This contest was an eliminator for the WBO minimumweight championship of the world.
This fight appeared on the undercard of Alexis Rocha beating George Ashie. Also, on the undercard Floyd Schofield beat Alberto Mercado and Bektemir Melikuziev defeated Ulises Sierra.
Collazo vs Reyes stats
Oscar Collazo stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 5 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.
Yudel Reyes made his way to the ring with a record of 15 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws.
Oscar Collazo was the same age as Yudel Reyes, at 26 years old.
Oscar Collazo fought out of the southpaw stance, while Yudel Reyes was an orthodox fighter.
Collazo was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 11 less fights, and made his debut in 2020, 5 year and 2 months later than Reyes, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 41 less professional rounds, 38 to Reyes' 79.
Oscar Collazo went into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBA, 8 by the WBC, 2 by the WBO and 11 by the IBF at minimumweight.
Yudel Reyes was ranked number 3 by the WBO in the 105lb division.
Collazo vs Reyes form
Collazo remained undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Yudel Reyes on 28th January 2023 by knockout in the 5th round in their WBO World Junior Flyweight eliminator fight at YouTube Theater, Inglewood, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Vic Saludar on 25th July 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles.
Going into that contest, he had beat Pedro Villegas on 3rd December 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Los Andes Mall, Panama City, Panama.
Before that, he had won against Francisco Bonilla Zambrano on 25th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their 6 round contest at Plaza del Quinto Centenario, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
He had beat Kevin John Cruz Jusino on 5th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Coliseo Pedrin Zorrilla, San Juan.
Collazo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 6 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 28 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5.6 rounds on average.
What time did Collazo vs Reyes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST at YouTube Theater, Inglewood, United States, which was around 2:00 AM GMT in the UK.
Who broadcast Collazo vs Reyes?
Collazo vs Reyes was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.
What were the odds on Collazo vs Reyes?
Oscar Collazo was a 1/8 (-830) favourite going into the contest, while Yudel Reyes made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.